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    Maple pecan energy balls

    Whether you are working from home or packing a lunch, these easy no bake energy balls are a perfect snack for you or your children. 1 cup quick oats (certified gluten free for allergies)1/2 cup chopped pecans1/2 cup chunky peanut butter (drippy is best)1/4 cup maple syrup1/4 cup shredded coconut3 tbsp. dark chocolate chips Instructions: Mix all ingredients in a large bowl and roll into golf balls sized balls, placing on a parchment lined baking sheet. Place in the fridge…

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    5 Healthy Convenience Options for School Lunches

    There are many blogs out there right now about back to school lunches, and how to find healthy options. In fact, it was the topic I myself had planned for September. I was going to write about how to create a balanced lunch for your kids, and include fun ways to encourage them to eat fruits and vegetables.  However in working with children’s diets, I find that the core of their meals are not as much of the problem as…